About Us

Rick Ladd, JD MKM

Founder & Chief Emergineer
Rick Ladd & Associates

KLD Rick Headshot with Garcetti

Meet Rick

Leadership requires vision and commitment, two traits honed over decades of experience by our principal:

Rick has been a leader in Collaborative Intelligence (aka Knowledge Management) and Social Learning for well over two decades. He is well equipped to help you understand how your organization creates, retains, and makes use of their data, information, and knowledge.

An early practitioner of Knowledge Management, in 2001 Rick introduced one of the earliest social media tools to the Space Shuttle Main Engine team at Rocketdyne over two years before Facebook became available to the public. He led the SSME KM efforts for nearly a decade.

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We have been at the forefront of turning data into useful, actionable business intel, as well as facilitating the connection between people, data, and each other in order to increase organizational understanding for decades. Find out how we can help you make the most of your data, information, and knowledge.